When it comes to phrases spoken on momentous occasions, “Watson, come here, I need you” is pretty lousy. But at least it’s better than the alternative: “Watson, stay there. I don’t need you. I’ve found someone else, and couldn’t bear to tell you in person. Hence, my invention of this device.”
January 15, 2000
Alexander Graham Bell
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